What cheats are there in Sonic Mania? How to you enter cheat codes, and what do they do? Sonic Mania is a big retro love letter to old school Sonic games, and as such, it has a variety of cheats you can use. In this guide, we'll talk you through how to enter cheats and what the cheat codes do.
Sonic Mania - All Cheats, Their Effects, and How to Enter Them
Below, we'll outline how to input cheat codes in Sonic Mania, as well as list all the cheats and what they do.
Do cheats disable trophies in Sonic Mania?
As far as we're aware, you can't earn trophies while using cheats in Sonic Mania. This is because you need to have Debug Mode enabled in order to enter the cheat codes, and Debug Mode disables trophies from unlocking. You have been warned.
How to input cheats in Sonic Mania
There are a couple of steps you'll need to perform in order to enter cheats in Sonic Mania. However, it's easy enough to do. First, you need to go to the secret Level Select screen. To do this, go into Mania Mode and enable Debug Mode. Then, highlight the No Save option, hold Square, and press X.
You should now see the Level Select screen. Scroll down to the sound test. Here, you'll need to play certain sounds in sequence to activate each cheat code. If you're successful, you'll hear a chime.
Here's all the cheat codes discovered so far in Sonic Mania:
Unlocks all the chaos emeralds, allowing you to play as Super Sonic.
4 1 2 6
Never get another game over with this supply of continues.
1 9 9 2 1 1 2 4
Force Encore Mode
You'll need the Sonic Mania Plus DLC to make use of this cheat.
2 0 1 8 0 6 2 3
Super Sonic Flight in Normal Levels
Fly around as Super Sonic without the need to gather the emeralds.
2 0 1 7 0 8 1 5
Max Control for Sonic
Want to use the Drop Dash, Super Peel Out, and Insta-Shield moves together? Of course you do.
9 0 0 1
Ricky Mania (All Animals are Squirrels)
Not much of a cheat, this one, but it does enable one of the biggest cheats in the game.
1 9 7 9 0 8 1 1
Unlock all Blue Sphere Gold Medals
First, enter the above cheat code. Then enter the below code, and you'll unlock all the medals for the Blue Sphere bonus stages. These in turn unlock lots of other content in the game!
1 9 8 9 0 5 0 1
Disable Super Music
Don't want the special Super Sonic music track playing when you transform? Here you go.
0 0 0 0 6 2 1 4
Will you be making use of these cheats in Sonic Mania? Spin dash into the comments below.